tv ABC2 News Good Morning Maryland 6am ABC October 19, 2012 6:00am-6:30am EDT
[ music ] ♪ this is my song ♪ >> a painful good-bye. the community gathers to say farewell to a family killed in a deadly house fire. >> mother, sisters, friends and husbands we all know somebody who's been in the fight in their life against breast cancer. so what we can do about it brace for the -- race for the cure and there's time so we will give outinformation that you need to know. >> and we -- you the information that you need to know. >> while you were sleeping stormy weather. the photos and video at rogers forge early this morning. heavy rain along with thunder and lightning. that's what many of us woke up to in the early morning hours on this friday october 19th. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. happy friday. hopefully all that rain will be out by the time you take your kids to the bus stop or wherever you heading. let's go over to lynette charles to see what you are in store for. >> as kids go to the bus stop they will need the rain gear as they head out and about because we have showers out there on maryland's most powerful radar. and it keeps on redeveloping
around harford county. so bel air right now you are dealing with wet weather. some moderate rain coming down around kingsville and also perry hall. just to the north of middle river this morning. and also we are dealing with some wet weather in havre de grace again. aberdeen also perryman and port deposit. we had a little brake along i- 95 that stretch but it's back. so this will be the story as we go throughout the day. off and on showers this morning. and then finally things will begin to taper off a bit. now ellicott city's temperature this morning we are mild. 60 that dew point coming in at 60. we have patchy fog. so, you name it we have it this morning. 62 in arbutus with the dew point of 61. the wind are pretty much on the light side but it will get breezy once the fronts passes later today and davidsonville's temperatures at 63 degrees with the dew point of 63. now your planner looks like this. as we go into 8:00, the showers out there off and on scattered in nature. as we go into lunchtime mostly
cloudy skies. things will taper off a bit. not ruling out a chance for an isolated shower going into 3:00. it's going to be warm with the high at 74. let's check the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. in adig to the rain there's quite a bit of fog out there. so turn on the low he beams and be extra careful. we have a downed power line in ellicott city shut down old frederick road. you will want to use interstate 70 instead. here's a live look at 695. notice traffic is starting to pick up here at liberty road but it's 12 minute ride on outer loop from 795 down towards 95. and here's what the beltway looks like in parkville at harford road. no delays here just a typical 11-minute ride on the outer loop of 95 up to 8 3. and for those of you using the jfx downtown, you are looking a very easy 11-minute right southbound from the beltway to
fayette street. that's the abc2 timesaver traffic. ten minutes after six. we have images to show you and police say it's a pervert caught in the act on his camera. >> you may be wondering how can something like this happen. abc2 news sherrie johnis here to explain what's going -- johnson is here to explain what's going on. >> reporter: this is what officers are trying to figure out. authorities hope someone will recognize this person and it leads to an arrest. the two female victims don't know why or how the suspect got in and out of their condominium unnoticed. they are roommates in the 20s at the villages of montgomery run off route 108 in howard county. this all started in june and the man kept coming back until recently when one of the women found the camera and called police. it was a terrifying mystery until detectives recovered the camera and sought video. howard county detectives say this man who you can see setting up the camera in the women's bedroom is the suspect. howard county police say the suspect didn't just set the
camera up once but broke into the ellicott city condo several times over the course of several months to change the location and angle of the camera. >> we believe he was in and out during the day. we don't know if he is someone who knows the women who lives there or has a connection to the building and that's why we are asking for the public to take a good look and let us know if he looks familiar. >> reporter: in some of the videos, the suspect is wearing a work uniform and we have the videos and still photos here on our website abc2news.com in the slide show. and if you recognize the person, you can call howard county police at 410, 31 3- 3200. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. later this morning a man accused in murder at a chinese carry out will be in court. killed freddie jones junior last halloween. jones family turned him in after they saw surveillance video police released to local newsstations. he worked to protect others
but lost his life in a car crash prince george's county police officer kevin bowden was off duty when his cruiser hit another vehicle and forced into a utility pole. the 28-year-old died at the hospital. >> witnesses say that the officer was cut off and we are not at a point to say that's what caused the accident. but we are looking into that. >> the driver of the other vehicle was taken to the hospital with nonlife- threatening injuries. it can be hard enough losing one member of a family. but imagine the grief and heart break of saying bye to five. id it breaks your heart to look at the caskets all so mall. four children died october 11th in the arms their grandmother who was trying to save them from a burning home. she had 14 grandchildren and they remembered their grandmother as a giving woman who was willing to do anything to protect her family. >> i love you baby jane.
[audio not understandable] >> i love you and i thank god for you. [audio not understandable] >> to my niece and nephews i thank god for all of you. rest in peace. you will be missed. >> following the services at mount pleasant church all five were buried at dulaney valley memorial gardens. authorities are trying to determine the cause of the fire. it was a week ago yesterday. chances are you know someone who fought breast cancer. >> yes. thousands will take part in the race for the cure. linda so is live in hunt valley to tell us what people can expect this year. linda. >> reporter: yeah. we are at the headquarters for the race for the cure. and you can actually still register today, tomorrow and on race day to tell us more about that brittany fowler thanks so much. it's dark parking lot right now but come sunday this place is going to come alive. >> it's going to be filled. this is one of the parking lots people can utize hunt valley town centerch the race route and i will haveage are across the street in the executive
plaza. we have four quadrants of a parking lot where we will set up the village with the sponsors and main stage and your stage for your live show and you know it's going to be a great day. we have a lot of shuttle buses traveling to the different lots that will pick people up and drop them at the race village. we have detailed maps and information on the website. if they go to the race website and click on the race info tab they can see the t-shirt insert that has all the road closures and parking information listed on it. >> reporter: this is huge. every year you have thousandstens of thousands of people show up. so on race day it can get hick hectic. people should look at the closure and keep in mind things will be crazy while the race is going on. >> roads start to close around 6 a.m. the village opens at 6 a.m. so we encourage people to get out early to get a good parking spot and get over. and once the race is done, the roads will open up reverse.
so, the starting line first on shawan and then move that way. so we expect the roads to be back open around 9:30 or 10 but it depends what time they come out and what time everything gets underway. >> reporter: today headquarters will be opened for those who want to register. >> there's time. it's opened from noon to 7 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow for people to register. >> reporter: and race day people can show up if they make the decision to come out. >> it will be a gorgeous day. we take registrations on race day and encourage people to come. they can sign up online until 1 p.m. on saturday. >> reporter: thanks so much. you will join nuts next half- hour. but again -- joining us in the next half-hour. but again, there's plenty of space. and you can register today tomorrow or on race day. linda so, abc2 news. just ahead, with the college diploma and big dreams a. young woman from our area is using crushing use to inspire others. >> brigette spence, when you hear her story, you will see
it's not what is supposed to happen. >> also ahead this morning, is there such a thing as private conversation? not on city buses. is it for safety or is it a violation of privacy? >> also the video is shocking. but you will be talking about it throughout the course of the day. what's going on with the chimps? >> showers will be slow to go today. i will tell you if they will be sticking around for the very important weekend coming up. >> reporter: in addition to the rain, we are dealing with a lot of fog right now on 83. here at shawan road, i will let you know how traffic is shaping up on 95 and the beltway coming up on good morning maryland. >> you are looking live at times square in new york a little rain on the road there. let's go that way to a check of today's tech bites. >> reporter: in today's tech bites thursday was a rocky day for google. they surprised trade wears premature midday earnings announcement causing stock to fall 9% and halting trading but google is hoping to turn things
around on october 29th. we will unveil the new mystery device. and aol wants to keep your e- mail accounts organized. the service gathers the content across the accounts and sorts it into categories like photos or dealy deals. it works with g mail yahoo and i cloud and o. -- aol. a website is placing a consumer alert note facial for those who paid for positive reviews. nine businesses have been tagged. and general motors is making technology a priority. they are adding hp employees to the payroll. those are your tech bites. i am paula ferris.
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thanks for joining us on this friday morning. her life was just beginning and a young woman who has so much living to do be a received -- to do and she received tough news. >> kelly swoope tells because young breast cancer patient who's an inspiration to so many. take a look. >> it was a week after my graduation. thank goodness i am happy i was able to graduate with my girlfriend and finish college. i was diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer at 21. it had maas it niecessed to my liver. >> reporter: her life was supposed to be just beginning. graduating with a degree in international business and had plans of living and working abroad. >> i honestly was so young, think i was more upset about living at home with my parents >> reporter: but after six cer. months of chemotherapy, the seriousness of the condition set in. >> i felt leek i never had a fighting chance because the diagnosis was so late and i want to make sure that doesn't
happen to anyone else. >> join me for a warm welcome to brigette spence. >> reporter: she is an advocate raising awareness about breast cancer and the continuing need for research and fund raising. on this day we caught up with her at roland park country school. >> because if i can accomplish as much as i have while living with cancer each of you are capable of setting the world on fire. >> reporter: for this year's komen maryland race the school has a team of 90 students running in her honor. >> i don't think i will have children. and all my friends at this age are having babies and buying houses so i am trying to find concrete ways to feel really successful like i have an impact. and i am leaving a a legacy. >> -- leaving a legacy. i am beating cancer i am beating it by getting up and getting out of bed. i love talking to other
survivors because i am able to say to them look at me. i am the worst case scenario. i have cancer in my liver my lungs and bones and i'm still living a full life. >> reporter: she married her college sweetheart in august of 2009 and they met five months before she was diagnosed. they traveled the world and in between the surgeries more than 20 different drugs therapies and at least 3 clinical trials. this august, they bought a home. her next goal, living to see her 30th birthday july 16th. she says the fight for a cure must go on. >> there are days when i feel sorry for myself. and when i am too sick to get out of bed. i need people behind me on my sick days fighting for me so i can can a few more days with my husband. every month with him is precious. and if i can have a little more time with him, i am so
thankful. >> and that was kelly swoope. brigette is inspiring us but the message is moving girls from the alma mater. more than 06 new students have joined her team race bringing the total to 150. and now maryland's mostaccurate forecast. >> scweef wet weather still showers around harford county also cecil county and you can see it around perryman they are light in nature but we are dealing with slick roadways aberdeen and havre de grace and bel air and kingsville and perry hall you're dealing with wet weather. also we have it around jarrettsville along i- 83traveling into york be prepared for some slick roadways. and then we slide down to the south. we head across the eastern shore and to the eastern shore and we can see it around queenstown and centerville. a little heavier rain shower
across that area. and temperatures this morning are mild. we can see them in the 60s from annapolis to chestertown and columbia and in the upper 50s in bel air. easton at 66 degrees. at the surface we are wait for the cold front to move through and behind it it will be cooler and breezy as we go through the day. by tomorrow the temperatures will be coming in below average for highs. future trend picking up on rain showers around 8:00 time frame. and for tad we head into lunchtime -- for today, we head into lunchtime. the temperature around 72 and still we will go up from there. 3:00, 4:00, the high at 74 degrees. and here is what's going to be happening for the race. we have a beautiful day although it's going to be chilly with temperatures at 48 degrees. the first race is at 8:00, but race village everything starts at 6:00. bundle up and dress in layers. that 7-day forecast looks good after that. we warm up nicely. we can see plenty of sunshine and temperatures in the 70s. let's check the abc2 timesaver
traffic with lauren cook. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. great weather for the race. going to be chilly so like you said definitely layer up. i will be out there with wyatt everhart so join us and it will shut down many road. go to abc2news.com for the list of closures. trouble in howard county war fallen power line shut down old frederick road between leader drive and mckenzie road. stick wint state 70. a live look at west side of the beltway, there are no delays from old court road all the way down to 95. here's what it look like in parkville an 11 minute ride from 95 to 83. and 95 is going to be nice and clear from white marsh all the way into the city. that's a look at your traffic. megan and charley over to you. an unwanted visitor gets attacked. check this out. a raccoon wandered into the chimp enclosure at st. louis zoo and it proved to be a big mistake. aleen gabey -- aleen
gabbeygassing for breath. eventually the raccoon get out of there. the raccoon made it out and he is said to be safe. >> don't mess with the mama chimp but the video will make you gaspp. aleen gabbey from the maryland spca makes our day bringing in a dog or cat i am sorry the video upset you. >> as long as the raccoon is okay. >> it's okay. this is gustavo. >> yes. >> gorgeous. >> fancy dog look at the hair. >> he has a lot of hair. he is one-year-old and we took him in county animal control up for adoption at the maryland spca. >> you said he is funny. >> he has a fun personality. everybody has been falling in love with him. he likes people and it is great you want a pet to thrive around people and he has lost his hair and owners need to be prepared for that. >> that may not be for everybody.
is it extra work with a little more hair? >> i think most pets need groom but when you have the small dogs they have very longhair and this is actually kept in good shape. so regular brushings at least once a week, a thorough brushing and get the dog used to the grooming materials. so leave the brush out and don't have it be grab it and groom. it could be scary. >> sure. >> to have that. >> ease into it. >> reward them when they are good after getting the grooming done give them a treat. >> bless you>> and we will talk to lynn yoat who is creeping right now -- lynette who is creeping right now because she wants loving from the guy. he is at the maryland spca give everybody the hours and phone number and the web address. >> we are opened at noon and own over the weekend saturday and sunday. and there's a link to the website at abc2news.com. >> this is such a nice dog and before we go i don't know if you can see it but he has a little tribute to the 80s. >> i love it. >> he is so unique and sweet. so you will have to let us know
if he finds a home. >> thanks. >> thanks for coming in. and remember visit them they are open on the weekends at maryland spca charley. >> all right. a dirty dire and bus full of passengers you are likely to have an and. what the -- diaper and the bus full of passengers. you will likely have a opinion on this. getting dumped hurt but 30 million reasons to feel better. one massachusetts guy is going to be answering that question after his girlfriend breaks up with him and he has a winning lottery ticket. is there anyway we go to break we can have a shot of everyone gathered around the dog? this is great. if we can get that up we will. for now, that's abby road in london you are watching good morning maryland. we continue coming up in a moment. there you go. wave ladies. 3q
a woman says she was kicked off a public bus because her son had a smelly diaper. here's what happened. the seattle woman was taking her one-year-old to see a doctor because he was sick. she says just after they got on the bus, he soiled his diaper and a few stops went by and then listen. >> right after this she told me i needed to get off the bus. i said why is that and she said your baby is -- smells really bad and it's not fair we all have to smell that. >> the driver stopped the bus and let her out half a mile from the clinic. by the way, she is 4 1/2 months pregnant with another child. king county metro says the bus driver is a 9 year veteran with a excellent driving record she says the driver feels horrible about the decision but she was looking out for the other passengers. time for caption this. lauren cook jones us up on the set. >> we had gustavo in studio and now another adorable dog. this was the very first bath
for the little onehow cute is that?precious. we posted the picture on facebook. sandra knight wrote in saying can i get out now. andy says i ware i -- angie says i swear i didn't play in the mud. lindia where's it canny. carol says i thought you said you loved me. so please keep your captions coming and i need caption this photos for next week so e-mail yours to firstname.lastname@example.org. >> thanks. one man's fighting -- finding it easier to cope after losing his girlfriend who dumped him. at first he was heart broken because that's what guys do. now he is smiles but here's why. the 22-year-old -- what? >> nothing go on. >> it happens. the guy from massachusetts has 30 million reasons to be smiling. he is the mega million jackpot winner but there won't be fancy cars or vacations for the new millionaire emmett plans to help out his family and donate the money to charity.
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